UMKC's education school gets commitment for $1 million gift

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 | 7:11 a.m. CDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A retired professor and his wife have pledged a $1 million gift from their estate to the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education.

UMKC officials say the commitment is the largest by an individual in the education school's history.

The gift comes from Warren Wheelock, a professor emeritus, and his wife, Connie J. Campbell, a graduate of the School of Education.

It will go toward the Warren Wheelock Scholarship in Reading Education. A past president of the Kauffman Foundation established the scholarship in 1995 to honor Wheelock and his contributions to education.


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Tina Fey August 3, 2010 | 4:02 p.m.

Bless these kind folks! Many thanks!

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